Treasury Wine Estates, California
Will Drayton is the Director of Technical Viticulture and
Research Winemaking at Treasury Wine Estates (TWE), one of the
world’s largest wine companies. Will joined TWE in 2008 as a
Viticulture Intern at Etude Winery and has held many positions
within the viticulture and winemaking groups.
In his current role, Will oversees the technical and scientific aspects of grape growing for their California operations, as well as their Sensory Science and Research Winemaking teams. He also is part of the committee that guides TWE’s Sustainability efforts across their global footprint of wineries and vineyards.
Will holds a Master’s degree from UC Davis in Horticulture and Agronomy and undergraduate degree in Natural Sciences from the University of Cambridge. Will resides with his young family in Sebastopol, CA where he also runs a small cider company and orchard.